The College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences
Minor in Sociology


Upon successful completion of the program, students minoring in sociology will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a general knowledge of sociology.
  2. Identify significant sociological theorists, theoretical paradigms, and research methodologies.
  3. Apply and present sociological thinking to analysis of social structures, practices, movements and institutions.
  4. Demonstrate basic skills and concepts in interpreting behavior, studying research, and applying research design principles to drawing conclusions about sociological phenomena.
  5. Demonstrate an ability to write cogent scientific arguments, present information using a scientific approach, engage in discussion of sociological concepts, explain the ideas of others, and express their own ideas with clarity.
  6. Apply sociological knowledge and thinking to real-world situations.